Housing

Most of the housing stock in the neighborhood is occupied. Only 23 units were vacant in 2000 – a vacancy rate of 1.6 percent (down from 2.2 percent in 1980). The housing inventory added 10 units from 1980 to 2000.

Keewaydin is mostly an owner-occupant neighborhood. Home ownership has increased from 83 percent of the dwellings in 1980 to 87 percent in 2000.

Keewaydin is a neighborhood of homeowners and also a neighborhood that has been losing population. Still, its homeowner vacancy rate has been lower than the city's since 1980, although both have followed the same trend. With its small rental inventory, the neighborhood's rental vacancy rate steadily declined from 1980 to reach 1.7 percent – also lower than the citywide rate of 2.8 percent.

Median housing values in the neighborhood followed the city trendline between 1980 and 2000 but with higher values. In 2000 the neighborhood median was more than $14,600 higher than the city median and 2.3 percent higher than its own 1980 value.

Median housing costs rose faster in the neighborhood than the median household

Median gross rent in Keewaydin was higher than the citywide rent from 1980 to 2000. Rent was about $150 higher in the neighborhood than the city in 2000. In this year, it had increased in the neighborhood from 1980 by 9.5 percent.

While median gross rent increased in the neighborhood, it dropped as a percentage of median household income. The proportion was 1 percent higher in the neighborhood than in the city in 1980, but by 2000 it declined below citywide percentages

Last updated Sep 27, 2011